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Windows 7: how to cool my GPU help


05 Mar 2010   #1

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how to cool my GPU help

on idle my gpu is 60 c this is my graphics card geforce 8800 gtx
i do not have my computer near the wall at least a 12 inches away


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05 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 Pro - 64 bit
 
 

I use this and it works great .. MSI Afterburner
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05 Mar 2010   #3
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

It's probably buried on the bottom and does not get enough airflow. An additional fan in the right place may help (short of dry ice - LOL). Sometimes there are also a lot of cables that obstruct the airflow. Check that too. For a test, open the sidepanels and blow air in (with a fan or whatever).
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05 Mar 2010   #4

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no it is not buried and there is next to no dust so that's not the problem anything esle
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05 Mar 2010   #5
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tz frantic View Post
no it is not buried and there is next to no dust so that's not the problem anything esle
Hmm, so that rules that one out. Did you check that the GPU blower is seated correctly and runs as expected. There are not that many possibilities short of a basic malfunction.
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05 Mar 2010   #6

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it is
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06 Mar 2010   #7

windows 7
 
 

it is seated correct i am sure the blower is working
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06 Mar 2010   #8

SEVEN x64
 
 

can you take a pic of your case configuration by any chance & stick it up here for us..??

i have seen 8800s lose thermal integrity over time on a few sites, the TIM would need reapplying if this is the case (& the card is dust & cable free)

for a dual slot card 60c idle's are a little high, what are your max load temps..??

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07 Mar 2010   #9

windows 7
 
 

maxium load is 70
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07 Mar 2010   #10

Win7 Pro SP1 64
 
 

I have a Geforce 9800GT and right now it is sitting at 63 Degrees C.
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